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Power Electronics Senior Engineer

Prague, Czech Republic


Job Description

The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging, and fun environment for creative  engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement, and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.
With almost 100 employees we are a vibrant Engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East & Africa.
Eaton’s Corporate Research and Technology opened a position for a
Power Electronics  Engineer
Job description:
Eaton is looking for a power electronics engineer to develop innovative solutions for our power conversion and protection products at the Eaton European Innovation center in Prague (EEIC), Czech Republic.
The main purpose of the role is designing, developing and testing power electronics circuits, platforms, and systems for power conversion and protection applications.  This individual will be a member of the global Power Electronics (PE) Center of Excellence (CoE) and report to the power electronics manager of PE CoE
  • Leads power electronics engineering activities and demonstrates start-finish ownership for the assigned projects and tasks.
  • Performs design, modeling, simulation and implementation of power electronics, including analog and digital electronics, for power conversion and protection
  • Develops the technical requirements for and identify components for the designs.
  • Builds and measures test circuits.  Analyzes data to improve/optimize the designs.
  • Collaborates with mechanical, layout, and firmware engineers to successfully develop and validate the designs
  • Evaluates the designs to meet requirements factoring in performance, cost, size, reliability, and manufacturability.
  • Interfaces with Business Unit (BU) engineers and Corporate Research and Technology (CRT) scientists.


  • BS in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • Solid  engineering experience in power electronics designs and product development
  • Significant modeling, simulation and analysis experience with tools like Matlab/Simulink, SPICE, and PSIM
  • Significant hands-on experience with power converter development and testing
  • Customer focused with good relationship building and communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving using logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Ability to learn new skills, knowledge, industry, or products
  • Fluent in oral and written English
Preferred Specialized Knowledge:
  • MS in electrical engineering or equivalent. Minimum 5 years of related engineering experience
  • Good understanding of power semiconductors, magnetics design, EMC/EMI design practices, and PCBA design practices
  • Good understanding of electrical power distribution, protection and switching such as circuit breakers and
What Eaton offers:
  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important for us
  • Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day
  • Learning & Development - we invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University (on-site in Prague)

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 043224